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News Release

Monday, March 2, 2015

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Montecito Heights Burglars Caught on Camera NR15064js

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck burglary detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects responsible for a series of burglaries in the Montecito Heights area.

The two male suspects were caught on camera during a burglary on November 12, 2014, which occurred in the 3900 block of Elderbank Drive at around 2 a.m. According to detectives, this incident appears to be related to burglaries in the area.

The most recent burglary occurred in the early morning hours of February 25, 2015 in the 3900 block of Paige Street. According to investigators, in the latest burglary, the suspects broke into the victim's residence while she barricaded herself in a bathroom. The burglars took her property and fled the scene.

Detectives are asking for anyone with information to call Hollenbeck Burglary Detectives at (323) 224-0110. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipster may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.